Archangel 8
US Chess Events

Upcoming Events

USCF International Winter Chess Festival

Hosted at Frank E Merriweather Jr Library

by Archangel 8 Chess Academy

* Featuring International Master Zillur Rahman *

Donations accepted for entry to fund future events 

2024 - Jan 6th • Jan 20th Feb 3rd • Feb 17th

10:30AM - 4:00 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MIDNIGHT ON THURSDAY PRIOR TO EVENT
Email with your Full Name, USCF Number & the date of the event to knightsof64@yahoo.com and signup@buffalochess.org 

Arrive no later than 10:30 AM • Games start promptly at 11 AM
Bring your own USCF regulation board and clock.

3 Rounds • Regular/Quick Rated • 45m, 5 second delay (G/45;d5) 

NOTE: As a registered participant, you grant Archangel 8 Chess Academy permission to take & use photographs for purposes related to chess events.

Buffalo Middle School Chess Championships

Hosted at Buffalo Downtown Central Library

by Archangel 8 Chess Academy

**POSTPONED**
April 20th 2024

10:00AM - 4:00 PM

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 13TH 2024 BEFORE MIDNIGHT
Email with your Full Name, USCF ID (if applicable), school, grade, and phone number to to knightsof64@yahoo.com and signup@buffalochess.org  

Section 1: 4th-5th graders • Section 2: 6th-7th graders
Each section limited to 20 players.
All players must bring USCF regulation board and clock.
Players should bring their own food.

USCF rules enforced. “Touch move,” Castling – must touch the King first, then the Rook. 

Swiss format tournament - 4 rounds - 25 minute, with 5 second delay

Report by 10 am., seated at 10:30 am. Games start promptly at 10:45 am. 

Remaining games start immediately after both sections are completed.
Written chess notations optional; scoresheets available.
Awards to the top three winners in each section. 

Awards Ceremony presentations and group photos at the conclusion of all games.

Past Events

USCF International Fall Chess Festival

Hosted at Frank E Merriweather Jr Library

by Archangel 8 Chess Academy

* Featuring International Master Zillur Rahman *

Donations accepted for entry to fund future events 

September 30th • October 7th • November 4th 

November 11th • December 2nd • December 9th

10:30AM - 4:00 PM

3 Rounds • Regular/Quick Rated • 45m, 5 second delay (G/45;d5) 


USCF Summer Chess Tournaments 2023

Hosted at Frank E Merriweather Jr Library by Archangel 8 Chess Academy

Donations accepted for entry to fund future events 

July 15th • July 22nd • July 29th • August 5th • August 19th

10:30AM - 4:00 PM

3 Rounds • Regular/Quick Rated • 45m, 5 second delay (G/45;d5) 

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